Port Vila Port (VUVLI)

Port Code VUVLI City Port Vila
Port Name PORT VILA Country/Region Vanuatu
Category Port City Route AUSTRALIA
Nearby Main Port Inland Transport
Official Website Port Type Feeder Port

Introduction of Port Vila Port (VUVLI)


      Vanuatu's capital commercial port. Located on the southwest Bank of faete Island, the maximum draft is 10.97 meters. The loading density of water is 1025. Tidal change: 1 meter. The prevailing wind is southeast. The port administration is the Maritime Department of the port, which enforces pilotage. VHF channel 16 is used for radio communication. The working hours are 7:30-11:30 / 13:15-16:30. Service facilities include: ship repair, tugboat, fuel ship, fresh water, motorboat, food supply, medical facilities, repatriation, etc., no sewage, dry dock, consuls of the following countries: Australia, Britain, France. The main dock in the port is 212 meters long with a draft of 10.97 meters; The private terminal is 60 meters long with a draft of 8.23 meters. The main terminal is used for general cargo / bulk cargo ship terminal, RO ro ship and container ship terminal. The oil tanker berth is located in Paray bay with a draft of 3.19 meters.

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Summary of VUVLI

Port Vila (Port Code: VUVLI) is a port located on Mélé Bay, on the southwest coast of Éfaté. It is a well-protected harbor and an active commercial port. The approach and entry is very easy and without dangers. It is by far the safest and easiest harbour to head for on cruise to Vanuatu. Port Vila, or simply Vila, is also the capital and largest city of Vanuatu. Port Vila is the hub of tourism in Vanuatu. About 60,000 tourists annually visit the islands by air transport and cruise ships. It is also a popular destination for the yachting community.